Turkish police make detentions, raid houses of Cumhuriyet journalist

Months after arresting the previous editor-in-chief of the daily Cumhuriyet, Ankara has detained the new top editor of the newspaper, as well as at least four other journalists, Hurriyet Daily News reports. Ankara has also reportedly issued warrants for 13 Cumhuriyet journalists and executives. Additionally, Turkish police raided the home of a Cumhuriyet writer and the home of the newspaper’s executive board chairman. Ankara accuses the daily of aiding the Gulenist movement and the PKK.


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